B & W photograph

Registration number
32535
Item name
B & W photograph 
Category
Photograph
 
Indigenous name
 
Maker
 
Associated cultural group
 
Place
Australia > Australia > Not applicable > Central Australia
Map
Collector
Mr Wilkinson 
Acquisition date
 
Acquisition method
by Mrs T. J. Laws 
Dimensions
H: W: 245 mm L: 195 mm D: Circum:

Description

Black and white photograph of a man standing in a bush setting with a spear held low in a spear thrower.

Research notes

"Caption: Spearthrowing 3. See also 32533" [catalogue card note].

Items 3560 to 3567 and photos 32533 to 32548 were collected on the Chapman Expedition which left Brisbane in 1931 in search of gold, and travelled through central Australia, with a base camp at the 'Granites', central Australia. March 2001 - two scrapbooks of newspaper articles relating to the Chapman expedition, also donated by Mrs Laws, are now held by the Fryer Library.

Mounted on board 370 x 365 mm.

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